The International Society for Patent Information Professionals
PIUG has arranged for a tour of the USPTO on Tuesday afternoon for the first 20 registrants of the conference that sign up. It will include a round trip taxi to and from the USPTO.
3:00 PM - Leave from hotel lobby for taxi ride to USPTO
3:30 PM - Welcome remarks
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM - Museum & Public Search Facility
4:00 PM - 4:05 PM - Walk to Knox Conference Center
4:05 PM - 4:50 PM - Demo of various Patent Systems incl. East,Patents-End-to-End, Txt2PTO prototype and a short Q&A session.
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM - A day in the Life of a Patent Examiner Q&A.
Fee to cover transportation arrangements: $20/person